What will I learn?

Our advanced certificate and master's program in French education are for you if you intend to teach French particularly in public schools. The coursework of our program includes current theories and their implications for teaching methods, materials and assessment.

Why French Education at UB?

The features of our program include:

Affordability – low cost, 50% less than comparable universities
Flexibility – online and on-campus (day and night) courses
Professional engagement - opportunities to connect with and participate in local, regional and national organizations
Quality – respected leaders in French learning and teaching
Technology – use of the latest digital resources and tools

Which department am I in?

Graduate School of Education

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
US$23,100.00 per year
Application deadline

Expected February 2022

Start date

Expected January, June, August 2022


University at Buffalo, The State University Of New York

12 Capen Hall,


New York,

14260, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have: a bachelor's degree or higher in pharmacy, biochemistry, chemistry, biology, engineering or other science; Minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0; Minimum GRE of 300 (Verbal Reasoning + Quantitative Reasoning).

For international students

To be eligible for graduate study at UB, we expect: A bachelor's degree (or higher) or the equivalent from an accredited/government recognized college or university; Most such degrees will be four or more years in length; UB recognizes some three-year degrees, but not all; A B-grade (GPA of 3.0) or higher from your bachelor's degree (or equivalent) courses; Grade point averages from non-U.S. universities will be evaluated by UB's Office of International Admissions.

TOEFL minimum score is a 250 for a computer based test, 600 for a paper based test and 96 for the Internet based test
IELTS minimum score is 7.0 overall with no individual sub-score below 6.5
PTE minimum score is 55 overall with no individual sub-score below 50

Priority Deadlines
Fall/Summer: Feb. 1, then rolling
Spring: Nov. 1, then rolling

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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